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Human Rights Body Calls for ASEAN Land Reforms

An international human rights umbrella says the Southeast Asian region faces the threat of growing conflicts over land between investors and local people unless legal and institutional reforms are put in place. The warning from the 180-member International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) comes against a backdrop of significant economic gains and growth across Asia supported by foreign and domestic investment. The 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is looking to...

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